Old Fashioned Potato Doughnuts

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Dec. 14, 2011

Ingredients

Shortening 3 Tablespoon
Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Egg 1
Milk 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)
Cooked mashed potatoes 1 Cup (16 tbs)
All purpose flour
Baking powder 1 1/2 Tablespoon
Salt 1/2 Teaspoon
Ground nutmeg 1 Teaspoon
Ground cinnamon 1/4 Teaspoon
Vegetable oil 2 Cup (32 tbs)
Ground cinnamon 1 1/2 Teaspoon

Directions

MAKING

1. Cream shortening and 1 cup sugar. Add egg and beat well.

2. Add milk and potatoes.

3. In a bowl mix next 5 ingredients.

4. Stir into potato mixture. Blend together.

5. Lightly flour a flat surface and knead lightly.

6. Roll dough into 1/2-inch thickness.

7. With a floured 2 1/2-inch doughnut cutter cut the dough.

8. In a skillet heat 3 to 4 inches of oil to 375°.

9. Drop 3 or 4 doughnuts at a time and fry.

10. Cook for 1 minute on each side until golden

11. Drain on paper towels.

12. In a bowl mix 1 cup sugar and l'/2 teaspoons cinnamon.

SERVING

13. Sprinkle over doughnuts.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Cook Time: 35 Minutes
Ready In: 35 Minutes
Servings: 24

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 307Calories from Fat 183

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 21 g32.3%

Saturated Fat 3 g15%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol

Sodium 126 mg5.25%

Total Carbohydrates 29 g9.7%

Dietary Fiber 1 g4%

Sugars 8 g

Protein 3 g6%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet